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10 Traveling with Baby Tips from a Travel Daddy

It’s a common myth that traveling with babies is impossible. In fact, this falsehood is one of the main reasons my wife and I waited nine years before finally starting a family. We were afraid kids would end our travel lifestyle. However, at 10 months old, our son Deacon has already visited Florida, New York City, the North […]

Tips for Traveling with Your Pet to Add Joy to the Journey

Because you love your pet, you probably feel at least a little guilty leaving Fido or Fluffy behind while you’re traveling. Bringing your pet along on vacation may be the answer. Traveling with your pet isn’t for every owner or animal, though. It takes extra planning and patience, but it can be super rewarding for both the person and the […]

Make Your Travel Dreams Come True with Retirement Planning

There often seems to be this big debate when it comes to traveling versus saving for your retirement.  I don’t think the two have to be polar opposites. It’s entirely possible to live a well crafted life that includes plenty of travel now and during the years after you stop working. Here’s how I intend to make […]

10 Tips for Taking the Best Travel Photos

With summer winding down and the kids heading back to school, it’s time to organize your travel photos so you can savor those vacation memories for years to come. Or maybe you’re going to sneak in one last road trip of the season? You want to take the best travel photos, of course. I’m going […]

Safety Tips to Prevent Losing Your Child in a Public Place

I lost my son at the beach. It was a gorgeous summer day. We’d planned an exciting beach day in Oostende, on the North Sea on the Belgian coast. We weren’t alone; half of Belgium seemed to have the same idea and the beach was packed. Here is my experience, and safety tips to prevent losing […]

Covacations – Tips for Planning a Vacation with Another Family

Looking to change up your usual family vacation? A vacation with another family could be just the solution for many reasons. Covacations mean multiplying the fun; kids are thrilled to have playmates and adults can socialize with other adults. Also, you may be able to take advantage of large group travel discounts. Traveling couples can even trade-off babysitting duties […]

Babymoon Tips for Parents-to-Be

What expectant parent wouldn’t like one last vacation before the new baby arrives? A relatively new concept, babymoons have become a hot travel trend for couples seeking one last baby-free holiday. Parents-to-be can connect, relax and enjoy each other’s company before the child is born and life changes forever. I interviewed four fellow family travel […]

Tips For Road Trips in Europe

Chances are you have taken your turn at the wheel of a road trip. Just like any long drive in the U.S. or elsewhere, road trips in Europe require planning and patience. North American tourists may be surprised by some of the differences between road-tripping at home versus overseas. Here are some tips for road trips in […]

Napa Valley Getaway Tips

California Wine Country is a wonderful destination for any type of vacation: mancation (a la the movie Sideways), kids trip (we had a ball on our family wine country vacation a few years ago), romantic retreat (it’s where my husband and I made the decision to start a family once upon a time), a girlfriends getaway, or, as the case […]

Keeping Up with Laundry While Traveling With Kids

Keeping up with mounds of family laundry can be a struggle at home. When traveling with kids, dealing with laundry is inconvenient at best and downright daunting at worst. As a mom of three young children I’ve dealt with my share of dirty laundry on the road. Here are some tips and tricks I’ve learned along […]